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Ionic Capital
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Ionic Capital

Ionic capital from the Acropolis, Athens, (447-432 BCE).
Corinthian Capital
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Corinthian Capital

A corinthian capital, situated in the Agora of Athens.
Hercules & The Cretan Bull
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Hercules & The Cretan Bull

Metope from the west side of the Temple of Zeus, Olympia. Here Hercules tames the Cretan Bull. (470-460 BCE) Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Temple of Hephaistos & Athena, Athens
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Temple of Hephaistos & Athena, Athens

Also known as the Theseum because of its decorative sculpture depicting the feats of Theseus, the Doric temple, built in 449 BCE, is situated in the agora of Athens. Hephaistos and Athena, as gods of crafts were worshipped here and within...
Acropolis Plan,  Athens
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Acropolis Plan, Athens

A plan of the acropolis of Athens. Occupied from Mycenaean times, the monuments visible today largely date from the 5th century BCE.
Erechtheion
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Erechtheion

The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE. The temple was built to house the ancient cult wooden statue of Athena and as a shrine to other local gods such as the early Athenian kings Erechtheus...
Temple of Poseidon, Sounion, Greece
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Temple of Poseidon, Sounion, Greece

Temple of Poseidon (444-440 BCE), Sounion, Greece.
Lighthouse of Alexandria, Reconstructed
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Lighthouse of Alexandria, Reconstructed

The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the first of its kind, created in 280 BCE. The lighthouse used a mirror to reflect the light up to 35 miles out to sea. By day, it used the light of the sun, by night it used a massive fire. It is one of the...
Greco-Roman Oracle (Artist's Impression)
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Greco-Roman Oracle (Artist's Impression)

An artist's depiction of a Greco-Roman city and its oracle. From the game Old World.
Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
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Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens. Completed 131 CE.